Archive for Month: July 2016

Employee Spotlight: Director of Sales Engineering John Sheaffer

  Back in 2009, John Sheaffer made a decision. He left his job at database industry giant Oracle and embarked on a journey into the big data startup arena. As Sheaffer explained when we sat down to interview him, there were no bad feelings toward Oracle; Sheaffer learned a great […]

Clustrix Partners with OSS Korea to Support Growth of High-Volume, High-Value Application Workloads in Korea

San Francisco, CA – Jul 26, 2016 – Clustrix, provider of the first scale-out database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s Web applications, announced a consulting and reseller partnership with OSS Korea, a provider of database solutions support. The partnership enables OSS Korea to […]

#OlderDBFail: If Amazon and Pokemon aren’t immune, no one is

You don’t always have to choose between the scalability of NoSQL and the accuracy of MySQL High-value, high-transaction challenges aren’t just the domain of smaller players–some of the most resource-rich, technically advanced companies in the world have had problems, as evidenced recently by Amazon Prime Day, which was plagued with […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About High-Value/High-Transaction OLTP Workloads, but Were Afraid to Ask

  … Amazon Prime Day and Pokemon Go teams should have asked us The term “high-value, high-transaction workload” is admittedly not universal, yet it describes a very important class of DBMS transactions that sit somewhere between “Big Data,” and critical data. Simply put, they entail large numbers of concurrent transactions […]

Infoworld, CIOL and Website Magazine Point to ClustrixDB’s Scalability

Martin Heller and MakeMyTrip Attest to Scale-Out RDBMS’s Flexibility and Linear Performance San Francisco, CA – Jul 19, 2016 – Clustrix (Clustrix.com), provider of the first scale-out database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s Web applications, was recently featured in an exclusive Infoworld review […]

Do Amazon Sellers Benefit from Prime Day?

July 13, 2016 | eCommerceBytes If nothing else, Amazon Prime Day is a success from a marketing and PR standpoint – everyone has been buzzing about the July 12th shopping event. But sellers want to know, are they benefitting from the hordes of shoppers coming to the site looking for […]

Clustrix Awarded U.S. Patent for Improved Systems and Methods of Database Replay in a RDBMS

Invention Reduces Slave Database Replay Latency, While Maintaining Data Integrity San Francisco, CA – Jul 12, 2016 – Clustrix, provider of the first scale-out database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s Web applications, announced that the company has been issued patent number 9348883. The patent, […]

Amazon Prime Day plagued by shopping cart snafus

  July 12, 2016 | RetailDrive Prime Day is no stranger to social media ridicule. Amazon launched the sales event last summer to withering criticism from consumers who took exception to low inventories on marquee items and bargains on obscure products with little mainstream appeal. While Amazon has taken significant […]

Pokemon Go becomes “Pokemon Stop”

It had all the makings of a successful product launch: a highly-recognizable brand, a built-in global fanbase of millions, and a great team of game developers with roots in a silicon valley icon – Google. But the launch of Pokemon Go, the highly anticipated augmented-reality mobile game, was immediately followed […]

Making Amazon Prime “Black Tuesday,” Not a Black Eye

  The second annual Amazon Prime Day is around the corner, and even the bigger critics of last year’s inaugural shopping holiday are expressing optimism for a better effort this time around. To recap, the 2015 Amazon Prime Day extravaganza generated plenty of sales but also many complaints around the […]

Employee Spotlight: Director of Support Nick Lamb

Director of Support Nick Lamb, now in his eighth year with Clustrix, is the longest tenured employee at the company. He has been through every office move, and has worked closely with the original founders of the company. Lamb has been working with computers since childhood, which gives you a […]